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A Different Look At Canada Vis-à-vis South Africa

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer Former governor general, Adrienne Clarkson, was on a CBC Radio program last week speaking from South Africa about the absence of former prime minister, Brian Mulroney, from the list of world leaders who spoke ...

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Toronto And The Cultural Boycott Of South Africa

By Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali Pride Guest Writer The elimination of apartheid was on the agenda of the United Nations from its inception. On June 22, 1946 the Indian government requested that the discriminatory treatment of Indians in the ...

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African Canadians Lionize Nelson Mandela, In Death

African Canadians Lionize Nelson Mandela, In Death

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer The death of South Africa’s greatest known freedom fighter, statesman, anti-apartheid icon, former president of the African National Congress, first black and first democratically elected president, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, has cast a wide shadow ...

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Nelson Mandela: A Legacy Of Forgiveness

Nelson Mandela: A Legacy Of Forgiveness

Caribbean-Canadian Group Tours His Homeland By Dwain Wellington Rattray Pride Contributing Editor  When mankind thinks of greatness, we often envision long gone men and women who have shaped our collective communities, both local and global. When we speak of icons, ...

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Canadian Politicians Pay Tribute To Mandela

Canadian Politicians Pay Tribute To Mandela

Prime Minister Stephen Harper: “With the death of Nelson Mandela, the world has lost one of its great moral leaders and statesmen. Mr. Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years by the former Government of South Africa, for his part in ...

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Black Inmates Over-represented In Canada’s Federal Prisons

Black Inmates Over-represented In Canada’s Federal Prisons

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer While the Afrikan Canadian Prisoner Advocacy Coalition (ACPAC) commends the Office of Correctional Investigator (OCI) for taking the initiative to identify and comment on the rapidly escalating concerns related to the status of African ...

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Ontario Legislature Passes Lincoln Alexander Day Bill

Ontario Legislature Passes Lincoln Alexander Day Bill

TORONTO, Ontario – Bill 125, An Act to Proclaim Lincoln Alexander Day in Ontario, was passed into law by the Ontario Legislature, last week Thursday, November 28. The Private Member’s Bill – introduced by Wellington-Halton Hills MPP, Ted Arnott, and ...

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St. Kitts Government Insists No Diplomatic Row With Canada

St. Kitts Government Insists No Diplomatic Row With Canada

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts CMC – The St. Kitts-Nevis government has dismissed opposition claims of a diplomatic row with Canada over the sale of its passports to foreign investors. “The Government states unreservedly and unequivocally that there has been no diplomatic ...

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